Information About

Cape Lises

Quick Facts

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Location

51 ° 52' 37" N,
176 ° 12' 24" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Elevation

226 ft (68.88 m)

Uses

Cape Lises in Detail.

About

The northernmost point of Little Tanaga Island, Andreanof group, middle Aleutians.

History

Russian name reported by Captain Tebenkov (1849, atlas notes, p. 119), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN) as "Lises" probably from the word "lisa" meaning "fox" or "vixen." "c. Lises (Fox Cape)" was published by the U. S. Navy Hydrographic Office (1868, chart 8).